Lester John Bousquet

OAKVILLE — Lester John Bousquet died peacefully at home Sunday, July 7, after a long illness.

Lester was born October 25, 1928, to the late George and Helen Bousquet. He leaves behind his loving wife Shirley (Fenn) of 68 years, and his daughters, Sherrie, Michele and Johnna Bousquet.

Lester also leaves behind his brother, Gerald Bousquet of Beacon Falls and his sister, Joan Kalosky of North Carolina. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Lester was predeceased by his sister, Nona Cabell and brother, Theodore Bousquet. 

Lester was a devoted husband and true family man. His greatest joy in life came from spending time with his wife and daughters. 

He was a thoughtful, good-natured man who was always willing to lend a helping hand to family, friends and neighbors.

Lester was a postal carrier in Oakville for 35 years, where he and his wife Shirley built their home and raised their three daughters. Upon retirement from the Post Office, Lester worked as a landscaper for the Hosking Nursery.

Lester was a man who enjoyed life and many happy memories with his wife Shirley, his family and friends.

The Bousquet family would like to give their heartfelt thanks to Jennifer Martinez for the kind and compassionate care she gave Lester for the last two years and for all the smiles Jack gave Dad and Mom. 

They would also like to thank the fantastic neighbors for all the years of love and kindness shown to the family.

A memorial service will take at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 13, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2670 North Main St., Waterbury.

For additional information or to leave an online message of condolence to Lester’s family, visit www.hickcoxfuneralhome.com.

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